Kai Lenny Leads First-Ever Hawaiian Statewide Coastline Cleanup on Downwind Channel Challenge

Kai Lenny Leads First-Ever Hawaiian Statewide Coastline Cleanup on Downwind Channel Challenge   Ultimate Waterman, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and 5 Gyres Work Together to Explore the Ocean Plastic Problem Honolulu, HI, April 20, 2017 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​Honolulu, HI – This March, six-time SUP World Champion and ultimate waterman, Kai Lenny, alongside Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and […]

Dan Norkunas and Albee Layer’s new documentary film gives us an extraordinary look under the hood at the big wave world’s focal point of progression: Pe’ahi.

Dan Norkunas and Albee Layer’s new documentary film gives us an extraordinary look under the hood at the big wave world’s focal point of progression: Pe’ahi. Presented by NERVOUS  LAUGHTER: Dan Norkunas and Albee Layer’s new documentary uncovers the characters of the world’s best big wave WORDS BY BEAU FLEMISTER  “He’s just rogue…totally rogue,” said […]

Major Oil Company is Exiting Santa Barbara; Could Platform Holly Leave With It?

Major Oil Company is Exiting Santa Barbara; Could Platform Holly Leave With It? Platform Holly, off the Santa Barbara coast. Photo: Flickr It made for an interesting bit of juxtaposition in my inbox. First up was a note alerting activists that Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke was showing up to a private, no press allowed talk in Santa Barbara: “[Zinke] and […]

History Behind the Invention of Tow Surfing

History Behind the Invention of Tow Surfing Dave Kalama dropping Laird Hamilton off at Jaws in the middle of the tow-revolution. Photo: Tim Mckenna Date: Winter, 1992 Location: Backyards, North Shore, Oahu Moment: Laird Hamilton, Buzzy Kerbox, and Darrick Doerner tow into 15-20 foot waves using a Zodiac, kicking off the tow-movement that plotted the course for […]

THE INDO FULL MOON MYTH

THE INDO FULL MOON MYTH   From elderly fishermen plying the reef passes of Nias to local kids riding planks with nails for fins in Maluku and western surfers in the bars and clubs of Bali, there’s a single myth which binds traditional Indonesian culture with modern surfing. One which states that Indo sees its […]